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of hurricane sandy. >> close the final stretch. see what president obama and mitt romney are campaigning before and the election. -- where. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, november 2. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to a meteorologist jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> good morning. a chilly start. that willll be the rule the next couple days. 43 degrees is where we are starting out at reagan national with pretty light wind, so we are not dealing with multiple wind chills. cold temperatures 32 in oakwood, virginia, 32 in stafford 33 in mchenry maryland, and 35 in chantilly -- 32 in elkwood. there could be a sprinkle or snow flurry later this morning. otherwise dry. high temperature of about 10 degrees below average. we should reach about 55 by 5:00. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. >> not bad for this friday morning. here we are at the dulles interchange, 28. route 28 is a little east of dulles airport, looking pretty good. 270 at 109,
and with the entire team here after a very, very long week. here we are, five days post-sandy. and relief is arriving for the people on staten island. two images i'll never forget. a jacuzzi in the trees. look at that. and i met a guy whose house was picked up and moved across the street. you're going to see it when the camera turns here. his house was there. and now, it's there. >> parts of the city look like a war zone this week. >>> also, look at this. these are food lines in manhattan. hundreds of new yorkers are waiting for something to eat. for many, it's the first hot meal they've had in days. new jersey is hard-hit, as well. with only half of the gas stations in new jersey and new york, rationing has gone into effect. >>> but the news is not all bad. atlantic city's 12 casinos are reopening. and the mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, letting storm victims crash at his house. >>> we also have something adorable for you this morning. it involves this puppy. her name is sandy, by the way. her owners threw her out of a car after the storm. but fortunately, a compassionate family took her i
at the ready, even as israel promises a truce. we are live in gaza. >>> also, new images of sandy's wrath. the hurricane famously crippled public transit. and now, we have new video showing it all happen. and an im the storm zone. love letters wash ashore, discovered after 60 years. >>> good morning, everyone. a salute to american heroes has turned into a horrific accident scene at a railroad crossing in texas. with four people dead, and 17 injured. >> federal investigators have arrived in midland, hours after a freight train slammed into a parade float that was carrying wounded veterans. abc's larry jacobs reports. >> the trailer got hit by a train. we need as many units as you can. >> reporter: a parade float carrying wounded veterans to a banquet in their honor, was broadsided by a freight train. it happened at this railroad crossing in midland, texas. two 18-wheelers were carrying dozens of wounded warriors and their families. the first got across the railroad tracks safely. thebut econd took the full force of the collision. >> saw the truck crossing the track. about halfway across, t
for violating the clean water act. >>> we have some pretty stunning new video of hurricane sandy's assault on new york and new jersey. surveillance video shows a transit station in hoboken, new jersey, being flooded by torrents of water gushing from an elevator shaft. train service is still disrupted because of the storm. president obama, yesterday, paid his first visit to new york city since sandy hit and got a firsthand look at destruction on staten island, met with storm victims there and praised new yorkers for their toughness and resilience. >> half of the fatalities in the new york city area happened on staten island. they were really devastated. deadline issued to striking hostess workers has come and gone. and so far nobody is budging. >> that's it. hostess told employees if they did not get back to work by 5:00 p.m. eastern last night the company would move to shut its doors for good. the picket lines are still up. hostess says it will announce its next move later this morning. so, meantime, we are just left to savor, all of the goodness from hostess. what are these? obviously. tw
firsthand the aftermath of hurricane sandy. thousands of customers are still without power more than two weeks later. >> our hearts go out to them. >>> and the president is keeping a watchful eye on the growing tension and violence in the middle east. israeli forces killed the top hamas leader yesterday in this attack. and they are bounding gaza again today. >> abc's alex marquardt is live in jerusalem with the breaking developments. alex? >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. that's right. the israeli air strikes in the retaliatory palestinian rocket attacks have continued overnight into this morning. israel says it has carried out over 100 attacks on targets in the gaza strip. not just on individuals, like ahmad jabari, who was killed yesterday. but on rocket sites, including on the long-rage rockets that are iranian-made. they have a range of about 50 miles. in response, hamas and palestinian militant groups have targeted southern israel with rockets. four israelis have been killed in the southern area around the gaza strip. at least 12 palestinians have been killed, according to
of sandy are under the microscope. >> israel moves closer to a military action in after an attack the world has not seen in more than 40 years. let's look outside. sunshine. it is looking better than earlier. will check in >> a developing story in the middle east. strip isin the gaza intensifying. a rocket fell north of the city. it is the first time it has been on since 1970. it struck the ministry building. cover at least 27 people have died. activatedi army has is a0 reserve troops and troops on the and border, signaling a possible ground invasion. killed interans were texas. 16 others were hurt. the accident happened yesterday in mid in texas. they are not sure what caused deadly accident. it is not clear if the crew of n saudi float on the tracks. thousands remain without in new york and new jersey. power has been restored to 95% of customers. an associated press analysis of bigge times from other hurricanes and storms suggests response may be than with even faster storms. >> it is starting to look better outside. >> bright sunshine. it is looking and feeling good. >> you started your
nearly one mile. >> find out why some of the worse hit victims of sandy are beginning to feel like they are in a fish bowl and how a local company is giving back by serving our nation's war veterans. that is all new at 6:00. >> now nato says another service member was killed in an insider attack in afghanistan. officials say the gunman wearing an afghan army uniform shod and killed the service member in the southern part of the country. the member's identity and nationality not disclosed. more than 60 service members have died in insider attack this is year. there is more chilling testimony at a preliminary hearing for the soldier accused of killing 16 afghan civilians this year. he watched as child after child described the rampage that left their parents and others dead. a military judge is expected to decide soon if he should be court court-martialed. >> new details about a massive explosion that damaged dozens of homes in an indianapolis neighborhood. federal investigators have ruled out a bomb or a meth lab. about 80 homes were killed more than 30 may have to b
. >>> and hurricane sandy exposed just how vulnerable millions of americans are to power outages. but that could just be the iceberg's tip. a new study warns a terrorist attack on the u.s. power grid could plunge parts of the country into darkness for weeks or even months because key pieces of equipment are unguarded and lack the technology needs to stop outages from spreading. >>> new questions about safety of the popular energy drinks. the fda investigating reports that the supercaffeinated 5-hour energy drink could be linked to 13 deaths. the drinksmaker denies any connection to its products and those cases. >>> a group is urging the government to crack down on new cracker jacks about to hit stores. it has new flavors with extra pop, with caffeine. why we are caffeinating cracker jacks is beyond me. but the maker says the snack won't be marketed to children. >>> here's diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." >> hello, josh. tonight on "world news," there's an american grandmother who knows something about the powerful, new leader of china that even the white house does not know. and
hit by hurricane sandy. sam, you were out there last week. this one's coming now. >> all eyes are rightfully focused on this storm. moving into an area that's been pounded by a really large storm. this may be a garden variety nor'easter, but it carries with it very cold air. watch this low get into position and get into place. we'll freeze it at the critical times. it starts with a rain and snow mix in d.c. and in philly and new york city. right around coastal areas, we're hoping for a changeover to rain here. that means it will knock down the snow totals. you won't be able to measure this as a big snow event on the coast. but inland areas will continue to pile up with the snow. watch that low continue to pull away, and know that this is a mixture of snow and rain, right along the coast. all snow inland and a little coastal surf along the shoreline. it's tough enough to ride out a nor'easter in the far rackaways, when you have everything you need. but without homes and without clothes and without foods, it's very difficult. and ginger zee is there. good morning, ginger. >> goo
employees also face charges. two are charged with manslaughter. >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, president obama vows to stick with the yorkers still struggling. the president toured the devastation and met with president on s.i.. thousands of people still don't have power. the governor is requesting $30 billion in the federal aid for the state. >> the health care reform law the governor's have until today to tell the federal government whether they will run their own exchanges where people can shop for health insurance. they can form a federal-state partnership. we have 40 degrees on this friday morning. >> there's time to enter today's 10th to win thousands of dollars in free groceries. stick around. >> find out why charges have been dropped against the daughter of john bon >> its friday morning. >> talking about the weather not so bad right now. >> it's not terrible. pretty typical. it's normal. consider yourself normal. 42 degrees is our temperature at reagan national, 40 at dulles, 36 in gaithersburg. in frederick, 32 degrees. 44 in fredericksburg. groveland, 28. 29 in pete
% of the proceeds going to the red cross of course to help victims of hurricane sandy. >> sjp, sarah jessica parker, channelling inner minnie mouse. the search nor bigfoot some interesting characters running around in the wood. >> don't miss that hard-hitting piece. almost the holiday travel season as we all know. that means long lines, delays, and flight attendants under a lot more pressure than usual. the on board freak-out is next here on "world news now." ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn has twice the everyday grease cleaning ingredients of one drop of the leading non-concentrated brand... to clean 2x more greasy dishes. dawn does more. so it's not a chore. ♪ ♪ >>> well, the holiday travel season is quickly approaching. and with it, of course, the stress that comes with flying, overstuffed carry-on bags, crowded flights, the crying babies. hmm. >> you don't like the crying babies, do you? >> the worst sound. >> most stressed people on board may be the flight crew the now they're getting some help. here is abc's senior national co
it can to help people affected by hurricane sandy. students collected items and to distribute it to students in rutherford, new jersey. they fill a truck with items like diapers and close. teachers will be helping to unload those donations. >> it is hard to imagine -- three weeks after? all month after? >> three weeks and four days. almost three weeks. quiet, a little chilly. we will take that. for the middle of november, this is great. >> and a game day. >> let's look at the southern sections of frederick county during the day. a little time last. we started out with a cloudy morning. beautiful weather. now take a look at what we have. sunset. it is getting dark in a hurry, but skies are clear. 50 degrees in beltsville. current readings across the area range from 42 about 50. 45 in leesburg. here is the map of 5:00 reports around the area. that shows temperatures -- 48 degrees and charlottesville right now. then you get north of town. is cooler in the mid-40's. 46 in gaithersburg and frederick. a few sprinkles and showers across lower at southern maryland. as they moved out,
after hurricane sandy hit. 120,000 homes and businesses still don't have power. and frustrated customers are now protesting, demanding answers from the long island power company. the need for temporary housing is so great, officials may not move storm victims into foreclosed homes. and there's word new york's governor will ask for some $30 billion in federal disaster aid. >>> and new details this morning about how president obama is hoping to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff looming at year's end when massive spending cuts kick in and tax cuts expire. before he sits down with congressional leaders this friday the president has invited union leaders and corporate executives to the white house to get their takes on a possible compromise. republicans say higher tax rates are not an option. >>> meantime, a new concern for the financial markets, japan's economy, the world's third largest shrank 3.5% last quarter. a sign that japan may now already be in recession. >>> and finally, a major embarrassment for britain's iconic beef eaters. those guards that stand guard in london. the somehow, the
of hurricane sandy as she roared ashore. water flooded train stations in new jersey. again gushing from the elevator shaft. submerging turnstiles and train tracks. it will be several weeks before full train service will be restored there. >>> things can get a little rough on the soccer pitch. but not like this. pa paragliders took to the sky. the stunt goes a little wrong. get out of the way, fellas, because he's coming. as you can see, took down an unsuspecting player who perhaps had no idea he would be attacked from the sky. surprised, though, not hurt. everybody is okay. >> never turn your back on paragliders. >> he was coming fast. >> real fast. it looked like at the last second, he managed to get to the right of him and maybe save the day. >> thanks. >>> now, to the high-stakes moment for general david petraeus, facing a new investigation into the sex scandal that's cost him the cia director's job. petraeus will go behind closed doors on capitol hill today to testify about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. abc's chief investigative correspondent, brian ross, is h
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